Need a holiday handknit? Time for a Schmatta!

Sewing Up Beth

Sewing Up Beth

Dear Kay, I’m in the mood to sew something up, and my Beth (aka World’s Longest Stretch of Uninterrupted Stockinette in a Size 3 Needle) is the winner. As you know, this is the sweater I love for its plainness. Here it is when I was in my blocking frenzy a few weeks back: Rowan Donegal Lambswool in Sapphire and Juniper, from A SEASON’S TALE. I’m struck by how much like fabric this behaves. I stitched up the shoulder...

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So I Lied

So I Lied

Dear Kay, I kind of ran out of cat pictures to put up every day to torture you until you start posting your own pix (OK I have a lot, but server storage is more precious than rubies), so instead I’ll show the label I sewed into your Moonbeam sweater. How a white ribbon turned pink I don’t know, but there’s no fix for color weirdness down here at my joint. Wishing you a swell weekend out on the end of the island. I’m...

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